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s them to customers even when dark.ers were in the >> tough questions are faced before regulators today. in silver spring with what .appened >> some tough questions there in baltimore earlier today. regulators are considering changing the policy that allows pepco to charge revenue. residents in this neighborhood about lostcerned revenue. about lostncerned power. it happens too often. residents say over the past two has lost power several times. >> every time the wind blows or snow, weany kind of will lose power. she loses power, still have to pay pepco. they taken out its search cars the first 24 hours following the storm. am paying extra because of the costs involved.
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>> so much of pour over the cost of customers. the commission took up the issue. situation where a slow start more major storm, you have tracks that -- trash that is not picked up. you do not get a rebate. >> the surcharge was on average about 49 cents per customer. some merrill lenders say penney pay when service is stopped. >> as soon as they stop paying power, i will not be reliable in paying my bills. >> some companies say they used charge for the entire time a customer was out. they can only charge about 24 hours. money asthere are out well the commission is expected this in the next couple of weeks. >> thank you. the latest on a developing
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story. anotherager is dead and injured following a standard -- a single-car accident. injured.r was not passenger, a 16-year-old, killed. sister, a 14-year-old, was injured. more on that tonight. struck by a police car friday night, a student, a 15-year-old, janaya richards. police were responding to a call fight after a football game. >> we are 43 days away from the both candidates focus on other keynd battleground states. working hard to appeal .o a key group women voters. scott is live in the news room. for just a minute here, let's
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of the election in boxing terms. a fight over a different type of voter. virginia, one of the biggest the fight over the women voters. four republicans, she is a .ising star for mitt romney, she is one of his biggest weapons in the .attle for women voters >> if you go and see the groups d women we are talking to, are smart. they do not think republicans because president obama says it. is silly. it think it is a made up war. think it is what they used drive the women alike -- the women votes away. >> polling is a problem for them. recent votes show obama with a 12 point lead over women. i think women voters are
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still savvy. think they care about their about access to abo.h care, and >> meanwhile, they see tv ads false imagery. >> he is trying to prove people -- on the attack, too. hammering the president for a tvg the time to take segment on "the view." >> the reason back and forth suddenly matters more is because in many states, more than two some voting is underway. the battleground for virginia, absentee voting has already started. youray with abc 7 news, election station, for complete coverage.
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for instant updates, log onto follow on facebook and water. >> our forecast, many of us picture-perfect monday. bob ryan joins us now with the evening.k for this unlovely evening. lovely day. >> indeed. of a preview. october will be right at home. look at this great sky. our temperatures, these have our high temperatures. dipping into the low 60's. you folks out in the valley, morning toomorrow temperature in the 30's below 40's. tomorrow, one of those days. the dry air, they will start out chile. the temperatures will rise into the 70's. there are some changes. you have that changes in the weather.
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y remembers neil armstrong. the ships are expected to carry equipment that will map the the ocean.ts of you might remember before he n astronaut, armstrong was a naval aviator. nearly 80 combat korean the died last month at the age of 82. ad war over, the gambling in maryland. >> caroline kennedy speaks with abc news. she sit -- she shares new of her father never reform released. -- never before released. reform released. -- ne[ male announcer ]d. this is america's manufacturing
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when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost ov half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mittomney and i approve this message.
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the economy needs manufacturing. machines, tools, people making stuff. companies have to invest in making things. infrastructure, construction, production. we need it now more than ever. chevron's putting more than $8 billion dollars back in the u.s. economy this year.
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in pipes, cement, steel, jobs, energy. we need to get the wheels turning. i'm proud of that. making real things... for real. ...that make a real difference. ♪ >> you are wating abc 7 news 6:00. this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. >> one day after the death of cub, zoo officials may closer to knowing how the panda died.
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to be female,ved showed signs of little -- liver abnormalities. they could not determine the exact cause of death. is the sixth panda to die the 1980's.ince the have not said whether they mother can get the get pregnant again. >> president kennedy's daughter impact of tapes with diane sawyer. >> you get a sense of just how scary it was to the people in the room. just outlining a set of options. it was that they felt the sense this could be life or death just the people in the country. our >> those previously undisclosed releaseds will be tomorrow. can watch diane sawyer's aterview coming up next 6:30. look at the new
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iphone 5 sales. apparently good and bad news for apple investors. more than 5y soldre 5 since friday. investors are disappointed. analysts expected figures to be closer to 6 million. 6:00, changes are in store. is back with the .omplete forecast >> gambling in maryland. we did some fact-checking. >> where to the national stand now? [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso.
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>> we are following the growing
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showdown over gambling. >> those behind and those opposed to the plan are spending of dollars. richard is live at the national harbour with motivations behind the messages you have seen. >> the motivation is money, both anti-gambling forces spent millions of dollars on ads. if they areind out truthful. in an ad debate over gambling at national harbour. question 7 is a bad deal for maryland. >> the dishonest as are everywhere. not sureof folks are to believe. >> the one side says yes and the side says s i cannot tell. >> the number is estimated at 2240, not 4000. >> to try to show a larger
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public, positive or negative. forundreds of millions maryland schools. spending for maryland increase. >> the state legislature of thed about 40 million to androceeds will go education fund. but -- keep the same level of money already allocating education. decrease. f this leaves many the wholeical about process. those kind of ads are never accurate. sides of aht both long. >> they have to do something to get your attention. >> both sides spending big bucks. $11 million on anti gambling. $13 million all over proposition 7. live, richard, abc 7
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news. >> thank you. the of all day. >> it is a wonderful time. love it. >> a blue sky. this is how it looked. school john champ high champe high school. it is too dry. i am out of here. the sky is bright blue again. our temperatures throughout the area, right now. cabbages are dipping into the 60's. into this bird, germantown, 64. a few spots into the high 30's. winchester, 64 degrees. folks in annapolis, it will not as chile there. a measure of how low the go, the dewmay point. is how dry the air ever gets in the middle of september.
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with two points into the 30's. high temperature today, 70 degrees. be home at the middle of october. nothing in the sky. i am searching far and wide for .nything are showers. here is where there are some showers. colorado. be a weather front way eventually. not until wednesday. meanwhile, there have been problems in space. the satellite the last couple of failure ind a imagery. also, one of the critical things upon for initializing numerical simulations atmosphere. is how it looks from the western satellite. you can see some of the data glitches as it has gone to the couple of hours. hopefully, that will get fixed. not, here is another satellite that is a standby.
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tomorrow, the word is bundle up. even some the tins for the youngsters. morning,ut into the temperatures around the low 40's. rapidly, by the afternoon, we south to southwesterly wind, and the warm air comes in. some of that moisture because a few showers. maybe light. nothing to worry about. smarm morning when you get help out, it will be chilly. 40 degrees in some of the chilly spots. be into the will 40's. afternoon, mid 70's. then comes the chance of wednesday and thursday. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. is new with the nats? >> playoff baseball.
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i love it. to have then plans clinche -- give up four hits and two walks. ryan zimmerman, it was his show. five rbi's and a home run. zimmerman had a hit at the plate. a three-game series for tomorrow. team.t is a good to split a four game series with them, how they came in here, the way they were playing, and lose the first game we didn't play so yesterday, to win two out of four was good for us. >> today, the redskins marked -- just frustration. defense has surrendered 101
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points in just three weeks. near a top 10 unit in the league. gave up 800 yards in the two weeks. pretty bad. the bengals ran note -- oliver them. anywhere -- all over them. if there is anywhere to go, it is up. at ourselvesok critically. to head take a look in say, what can i do better? not just players. coaches, as well. >> we saw josh morgan crack in louis. yesterday, turn the final seconds of the game, the wasnsive coordinator for on sports and like -- for unsportsmanlike behavior. the raft down, yelling obscenities.
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>> i was wrong with my words to the official. guys can evaluate and your opinions. was very upset at that time, well. >> a lot of controversy with the refs.ement here is some good news. an mri conducted today showed a bruise in williams' right knee. he will be re-evaluated on a daily basis. after learning his brother died in a motorcycle accident, wide receiver torrey smith played. cheaters and make sure people." mitt romney? tough on china? pioneers in shipping us invested in firms that to low wage countries like romney's fortune is invested up to china. jobs. this message.
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>> coming up next. have a good night.
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this message. experiences classrooms. sizes don't matter... by 20%. teaching to some test... he personally cannot relate to. education, to want the very best public education system for your children. we're sitting on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all.
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we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. from this west virginia casino. they want marylanders to keep coming to west virginia... casinos like theirs. spending one hundred seventy million a year. question seven will keep those dollars at home by building a new world-class resort casino... right here in maryland. it'll generate hundreds of millions for schools... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. guaranteed. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally, champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business.
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we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.


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